What Does it Take to Get a Plane Ready Between Flights?
What happens in the time between when a plane lands and when it takes off again - known as turnaround time - has a big impact on whether you arrive at your destination on time as well as on the airline's bottom line.
A delay of minutes can snowball into longer delays further down the schedule.
U.K. Lets Citizens from U.S. & Six Other Countries Use ePassport Gates
The U.K. now allows citizens of the U.S., Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Australia to use ePassport gates at its entry points, according to VisitBritain. The move eases and speeds up entry from low-risk countries. The automated self-service kiosks use facial recognition to verify a traveler's identity against his or her ePassport, in which electronic chips contain travelers' personal and biometric information.